Help with breed identification? (photos)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rpchris, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. rpchris

    rpchris Songster

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    My five baby girls arrived yesterday. Being brand new to all of this I don't know what breed they are except that they are all suppose to be of the following:

    Rhode Island Red
    New Hampshire Red
    Red Star
    Speckled Sussex
    Dark Cornish
    Light Brahma
    Australorp
    Buff Orpington
    Dominique
    Barred Plymouth Rock
    White Plymouth Rock
    Partridge Plymouth Rock
    Delaware
    Golden Laced Wyandotte
    Silver Laced Wyandotte
    Columbian Wyandotte
    Black Jersey Giant

    I know it is very difficult to judge at this age but any experienced folks out there have an idea what breeds these might be?

    1. Medium yellow color with medium yellow wing tip feathers. No other markings
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    2. Buff and auburn color with buff wing tips feathers. No other markings
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    3. Light yellow with white wing tip feathers. Darker feet than #1. No other markings
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    4. Buff and auburn color. Dark brown spot on back of head and another in the middle of back. Darker auburn/brown stripe running down the back. Multi-colored wing tip feathers.
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    5. Black and tan color. Has the most melodic chirp, like a song bird.
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    Last edited: Sep 2, 2011
  2. Bantam Username

    Bantam Username Songster

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    If you get no joy with this, perhaps you could repost it in the 'what breed/gender' section, rather than the 'raising baby chicks' section.
    Sorry I can't help, I'm kind of new to chicks. [​IMG]
     
  3. littlecreekfarm

    littlecreekfarm Songster

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    the first chick looks like a buff orpington, the two buff/reddish chicks(1 and 4) look like rhode island reds but they could be new hamphire reds, and the last on looks like a barred rock....I am not sure on the 3rd chick. good luck with your chicks!
     
  4. ChikeeMomma

    ChikeeMomma Songster

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    1. Buff Orpington
    2. New Hampshire Red
    3. Maybe a White Plymouth Rock
    4. Rhode Island Red
    5. Barred Rock
     
  5. rpchris

    rpchris Songster

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    Thanks so much! I was hoping there was a Buff Orpington in there. Don't tell the others but I think #4 is the prettiest. [​IMG]
     
  6. StandardLover

    StandardLover Chirping

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    First one most definitly Buff Orpington.[​IMG]
     
  7. happyhens120

    happyhens120 Songster

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    Whatever they are, they are super cute! Enjoy! [​IMG]
     
  8. CluckCluck18

    CluckCluck18 Songster

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    What a cute batch of chicks.....first one is BO.....they are so sweet. I had one named Ethel who grew up to be Fred! Reddish ones are RIRs or NH.....I have 2 of each and they are awesome.....friendly, talkative and lay like champs....all business. Not sure about the white one.....last one barred rock or maybe australorp. Enjoy every minute....it's so much fun...one of the best things I ever did. And be careful, you'll want more....1 year in and I'm hatching eggs and getting a few chicks in the mail! [​IMG]
     
  9. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Songster

    Jun 16, 2010
    Carrboro, NC
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  10. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Songster

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    1 and 3 possibly buff Orpingtons.
    2 and 4 Rhode Island red or New Hampshire red
    5 no idea

    Re post when they start getting a little bit of feathering. You will be able to tell better then. [​IMG]
     

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